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#HomeEc – #JC2017 – Katelyn Dunne

#JC2017 #HomeEc Katelyn Dunne – Ratoath College Home ec is one of my all time favourite subjects. However I was still extremely nervous for the exam (like everyone is). I had a vague idea of what would kinda come up, but still pretty clueless of what I was to expect considering a lot of the […]

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Science – #JC2017 – Maria Hayes

Maria Hayes – Scoil Ruain The Science paper which I was faced with today was very good. Everything I had concentrated on, came up!! I began with the Biology questions, then Chemistry, then finally Physics. I was happy with the biology questions, usually they are very difficult but this time they weren’t as hard. Same […]

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Geography – #JC2017 – Diego Brule

Diego Brule – Colaiste Einde Salthill Galway Higher Level Geography, geography. Geography has always been a gamble for me, partly because I’ve lived everywhere at this stage and have a fair amount of general geographic knowledge, and partly because I only study my favourite parts and hope they come up. And very luckily, Today’s short […]

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Geography – #LC2017 – Kate L. Ryan

  Kate Ryan – Colaiste Iascaigh I’m not really sure how geography went if I’m honest. The paper seemed a bit weird in places and I’m almost certain I messed up with the timing. But all in all, it wasn’t the worst. I think nearly everyone in the room let out a sigh of relief […]

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English – #JC2017 – Kurt Scott

Kurt Scott – Ratoath College The theme of Mystery was well suited to the new Junior Cycle English exam, and the uncertainty attached to it. The questions presented were all very fair, and gave students every opportunity to demonstrate their skills, and knowledge of the curriculum, from discussing poetic devices and their affects to contemplating the […]

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English – #JC2017 – Diego Brule

Diego Brule – Colaiste Einde Salthill Galway Want me to be honest? I can say I almost didn’t prepare for English, solely because our teachers simply didn’t know what would come up(we’re the first generation to sit the reformed English JC) but hey, it actually didn’t go bad. (And if it did I can always […]

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English – #JC2017 – Luke Casserly

Luke Casserly – St. Mel’s College My first State Exam ever!! I’ve been pretty nervous about the English exam since the mock, as it was a massive disaster! I left four whole questions unanswered, while my last answer was not much more than a few illegible scribbles. However, I feel very happy with how the […]

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Women in Leadership- If She Can Do It, So Can I.

Sarah Harte is our ISSU Regional Officer for the West of Ireland. She was recently elected at our Regional Council in Galway this year. Here, Sarah shares her thoughts on women in leadership. As today is International Women’s Day, it is the perfect time to celebrate and highlight the importance of role models to young […]

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